How to Handle Change and Transition

During the course of our lives we experience many transitions. Some of these beginnings and endings are sudden and unexpected, such as an accident, divorce, illness, death, or the loss of a job. Other transitions are a self-imposed process of transformation such as weight loss, marriage, birth of a child, working to overcome stress, an…

How To Overcome Your Fear of Flying

The first thing to understand is that fear or anxiety is always of a future event. In other words, it’s a part of your imagination so is not “real.” But it sure feels real and affects you as real with your heart pounding and your adrenalin pumping. So you treat the fear of flying by…

How to Overcome Fear of Driving Over or on Bridges

Your fear of bridges can significantly interfere with your life. You may find that your anxiety and anticipation of panic are overwhelming enough to cause you to avoid driving over a bridge. This phobia of bridges leads to problems with your ability to travel. Bridging the Frightful Response The strong emotional response you feel as…

When Battling Against Anxiety

Anxiety is a universal human phenomenon. It is defined as a strong feeling of fear or dread with an unknown cause. Everyone has experienced being angry at some point of their life. Everyone may feel anxious, especially when facing an unfamiliar situation. Once angry, you want to run away from the feeling and want to…

Dysthymia: Myth or Monster?

Chronic, low-level depression has reached such epidemic proportions that the medical community has given it a name – Dysthymia (pronounced dis-thigh-me-ah). It’s a big problem affecting nearly 8% of the U.S. population. Low-grade depression (dysthymia) is one of the most common ailments on the planet and one of the least likely to be diagnosed. Like…

The Pain Factor

Last year I told an acquaintance that at the age of 46, I had taken up running. The reply was, “Oh, that’s awfully hard on your knees.” At first I was taken aback. Yes, I knew if I didn’t stretch, warm-up or wear properly fitted shoes, I might experience pain or an injury. But the…

Your Child and Bullies

Many people think that bullying is a regular part of a child’s everyday life and that the kids that are bullied should just get stronger; that “it happens all of the time, get over it!” or “quit being a baby and grow up!” When we think this way it can result in some severe and…

Treadmill Desk – Top 52 Reasons You Need One

While most American's dreamed of some day getting "off the daily treadmill", there is strong evidence that the average American employee needs to do the exact opposite. Obesity levels in America have reached epidemic levels in our nation and 2 out of every 3 adults are now categorized as overweight. This has put a tremendous…

Beginning Black Skin Care for Men

Black skin care Pseudofolliculitis barbae, also called by its common name “razor bumps” present on faces who have coarse, wiry or curly hair, like… You guess black men! Did you know that around 85% of men have to deal with razor bumps everyday? Yes and this number increases everyday. Razor bumps appear after shaving. The…

The Amazing Effects Of Using Turmeric For Fibroids

Using turmeric for healing various diseases and conditions goes back thousands of years and it is an important feature of Ayurvedic medicine. However, using turmeric for fibroids is only a recent development but you need to jump on this immediately since turmeric has such amazing healing properties. What's the big deal about Turmeric? The many…

Pisces And Health

                Being the last sign of the zodiac, Pisces people in astrology are known as half-body, half-sprit. What this means is that you people may always feel that you are never at home in the real world. Since you are the grandparents of the zodiac, many of you Pisces people (no matter if you are…

Is Your Drinking Habit Making You Sick?

It's not unusual to hear of teenagers trying their first cigarettes at fourteen and quickly becoming hooked and the habit continues on into adulthood. The same thing can happen for alcohol, teenagers trying their first drink at fourteen years of age and the habit stays with them for longer than expected. Only a few starts…